Major events in the Sunbeam calendar in 2019
Sat 4 – Sun 5
Chisholm Weekend – four back to back races (with 1 discard if 4 races completed) for the Chisholm Weekend Trophy. It’s generally well-attended as it is the first weekend with intensive racing over both days. Chisholm Dinner Sunday 5 May, 1930 at ISC.
Sat 25 – Sun 26
Mon 17 – Fri 21
Sat 27 July – Fri 2 Aug
Cowes Classics Week – Over 25 classes; 8 races, 1 discard, over 4 days; up to 3 races per day; committee boat starts in mid-Solent; afternoon teas; evening social events. Preceded by the Dainty Dish race to Cowes from Itchenor on 27 July. Read Cowes Classic Week attracts a strong fleet of Solent Sunbeams in 2019.
Sat 10 – Sat 17 Aug
Cowes Week. With 40 daily sailing races, up to 1,000 boats, and 8,000 competitors ranging from Olympic and world-class professionals to weekend sailors, it is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world. The Sunbeam class has great longevity at this event: Sunbeams have sailed at it every year since 1923 (with exception of the war years).
Thur 5 Sept – Sun 8 Sept